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Quality Engineer Metrology

Tupelo, Mississippi
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Date posted 06/05/2024 Job ID 45155BR Company General Atomics Experience Level Mid-Level (3-7 years) Job Title Quality Engineer Metrology City Tupelo State Mississippi Workstyle Onsite Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Salary Salary Range $66,940 - $116,965

Job Summary GA’s Electromagnetic Systems (EMS) Group focuses on the military and commercial applications of advanced electromagnetic technologies, including power generation and distribution, magnetic levitation, laser and weapons systems, and systems design and engineering. The EMS Group supports government customers, which include the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, the Department of Transportation as well as a range of commercial customers.

Develops, modifies, coordinates and documents the implementation, evaluation, and maintenance of quality assurance programs and systems on one or more mid-size projects. Provides advice and guidance in interpreting and adapting quality standards. Collaborates with Engineering Teams, Machinists, and Manufacturing Staff to ensure quality requirements/standards are in place. Works on problems of a diverse scope where analysis of data requires a comprehensible review of identifiable factors delivered to non-technical audiences.

  1. Creates or recommends design, dimensional or manufacturing process changes to improve products and reduce costs.
  2. Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment.
  3. Interprets CAD modeling software and troubleshoots errors and anomalies related to Step File exports for use with CMM programs.
  4. Writes technical reports based on factual data, statistical analysis and product specifications.
  5. Presents to all levels of Management inspection result findings, metrics, and solutions to complex issues related to high profile machined parts utilized in Aerospace, Space, Government and Commercial product lines.
  6. Audits quality systems for deficiency identification and correction.
  7. Implements solutions to complex problems occurring internally and at vendor facilities.
  8. Interprets and adapts quality standards and government regulations.
  9. Provides limited project direction to other staff members.
  10. Trains and mentors entry and intermediate level CMM operators to support daily tasking.
  11. Performs material/part inspection. May generate nonconformance, material rejections and corrective action reports, as well as communicating final acceptance test reports with customers. May also generate and maintain files of all quality and as-built information for each product.
  12. Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
  13. Other duties as assigned or required.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
Job Qualifications:
  • Typically requires a bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering or related discipline and five or more years of related experience with a bachelor’s degree or three or more years with a master’s degree. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education. Must be able to:
  • Must have the analytical ability required to develop creative solutions to routine and non-routine quality issues and the skills required to present those solutions to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Must be detail-oriented to accurately prepare statistical reports and technical documents in support of company objectives.
  • Proven track record of success and a thorough understanding of CMM programming and operation, including software (SolidWorks, PC-DMIS, PolyWorks, Spatial Analyzer) and future applications.
  • Exhibit working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) principals and applications associated to complex design engineering drawings and CAD models.
  • Exhibit working knowledge of ALL inspection techniques and associated equipment.
  • Ability to program and operate inspection equipment (CMM, Laser Tracker, Vision equipment)
  • SAP knowledge is highly desirable
  • Intermediate or above user of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Able to work extended hours as required.
  • Currently possess or has the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) “SECRET” clearance is desired.

Salary:$66,940 - $116,965
Travel Percentage Required 0 - 25 Relocation Assistance Provided Provided US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? Desired Clearance Level Secret Apply Now
Jack O
“I wanted to continue my service and make a positive difference in the world. At GA, I can provide my friends, family, neighbors and current service members with the best products to keep them aware and safe at home and on the battlefield.”
– Jack O. Sr. Program Manager, GA-ASI
Steven, Research & Development Engineering
“Working in Research and Development means every day is something new and exciting. It's always a challenge to test new materials to see if they behave as you expect. It's never boring.”
– Steven, Research & Development Engineer
Micah, Mechanical Engineer
"I like knowing that the projects I work on contribute to the defense of our country."
– Micah, Mechanical Engineer
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“I work in the Components Engineering and Obsolescence Management Dept. Our efforts are saving General Atomics several millions of dollars by proactively leading and informing the company of all these decisions which significantly impact production, sustainment and new designs.”
– John, Staff Engineer